Dr. Nihar Patel, MD

Dr. Nihar Patel, MD

Hematology  |  
Male  |  
Age 36
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Nihar Patel, MD is a hematology specialist in Shreveport, LA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from LA STATE UNIV SCH OF MED IN SHREVEPORT in 2007 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.

2600 Kings Hwy Ste 340

Shreveport, LA 71103

Contact Information

(318) 212-8620

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Best Life & Health Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Patel performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Anemia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Thrombosis
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Patel's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • LA STATE UNIV SCH OF MED IN SHREVEPORT
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • George Washington University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • George Washington University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • George Washington University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Patel's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Shreveport, LA
Dr. Patel is one of the only doctors I have been to who takes a lot of time to make sure I understand my medical condition. He is a caring and smart doctor. Best cancer doctor in this area.
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